Hans Küng | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by John Bierman

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Hans Kng.
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Critical Essay by John Bierman

SOURCE: “Rome's Blunt Renegade,” in Maclean's, Vol. 98, No. 46. November 18, 1985, pp. 5, 8.

In the following essay, Bierman discusses Küng's contentious relationship with Pope John Paul II and the Catholic Church.

To many conservative Roman Catholics the action appeared treasonous. For many reformists, on the other hand, it seemed courageous. On Oct. 4 and 5, newspapers in Toronto, London, Madrid, Zurich, Hamburg and Rome carried the latest polemic of Dr. Hans Küng, Pope John Paul II's most celebrated and persistent Catholic critic. The two-part article was a 6,000-word onslaught on what Küng says is the reactionary and repressive policies of the pontiff and his church bureaucracy, the Curia. “The old Inquisition is dead; long live the new one,” wrote K...

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